Syntax in On the Death of Anne Bronte
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On the Death of Anne Bronte 1
"I 've lived..." See in text (On the Death of Anne Bronte)
In English, the present-perfect verb construction “I have lived” describes attributes or experiences rather than completed actions. In using this form, the speaker suggests that this experience of her sister’s dying hour is a part of her. She has experienced death as if it were her own parting hour by being in the presence of her sister’s parting hour.